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A ghost in the machine? These rental cars are operated by remote control

To the casual observer, this electric rental car whizzing by looks like yet another test of a self-driving car. No one is behind the wheel though. But in fact, someone is driving the car – only for miles. And that’s what sets this business model apart from many other autonomous vehicle operations. The car is …

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FedNat bankruptcy puts Gulf property owners at risk of losing insurance coverage – Houston Public Media

Lucio Vasquez/Houston Public Media A store in Port Arthur suffered wind damage as Hurricane Laura made landfall on August 27, 2020. About 500 property owners in Harris County and another 500 along the Texas Gulf Coast could lose their insurance coverage after a Florida-based company was declared insolvent and ordered to cease operations by a …

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Horseshoe Bar embodies a country theme with live music and line dancing

The Horseshoe Tent can be seen from Lane Avenue north of campus. Credit: Courtesy of Sharon Colbert Giddyup, Columbus, and get your cowboy boots on for a new bar on campus, The Horseshoe Country Bar & More. Horseshoe, located at 2159 N. High St., opened in early September and is unlike any other on High …

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Local, national school districts feel impact of bus driver shortage | News, Sports, Work

During the school year, when most things are back to normal after the pandemic, challenges like the nationwide shortage of bus drivers remain for schools both nationally and locally. The bus driver shortage isn’t new this year, but it’s something that has escalated since the start of the school year. In fact, most of the …

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South Side Children’s Book Fair, Garden Fair and Science Festival Kick Off Fall Season | Evening Digest

This past weekend, thousands of Hyde Parkers browsed book stalls, tulip tables and science-related stands, ushering in the final days of summer. From returning events like the Children’s Book Fair and Fall Garden Fair to the inaugural South Side Science Festival, here’s an overview of the weekend. Children’s book fair Dr Tasha Thompson-Gray autographs a …

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Some Utah students go back to basics, cut back on technology on Mindful Monday

Estimated reading time: 4-5 minutes SANDY — As teachers and students look for ways to balance technology use in the classroom, one Sandy school is kicking off the week with a break by going back to basics with Mindful Monday. “Our school community council wanted to find a way to not limit the use of …

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Stephens College art exhibit focuses on Missourians’ mental health | Local

The words emanate powerfully from a video that plays on a giant white screen on the wall in Stevens College’s Kimball Ballroom, where a newly opened art exhibit focuses on Missourians and their mental experiences. The message in the video: “Just because you have moments of weakness doesn’t mean you’re not strong.” This message was …

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Michigan continues to take care of business while college football is in chaos

ANN ARBOR, Michigan – The world of college football is barely noticeable Michiganunblemished win over a weak Hawaii team on Saturday, but given what’s happened around the sport, the Wolverines are happy to go unnoticed. Week 2 proved to be complete chaos in college football as several playoff contenders suffered fatal blows or lost any …

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